The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 14 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 108 102 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 14.34% 11.94% 13.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.76% 14.51% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 100 86 114
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
608 703 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.74% 82.32% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 494 629 655
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 106 (45.49%) JavaScript
2 100 (42.92%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (40.77%) HTML
4 91 (39.06%) Linux
5 82 (35.19%) Java
6 78 (33.48%) C++
7 71 (30.47%) CSS
7 71 (30.47%) Degree
8 70 (30.04%) .NET
8 70 (30.04%) XML
8 70 (30.04%) UNIX
9 69 (29.61%) SQL Server
10 61 (26.18%) PHP
11 60 (25.75%) SQL
12 59 (25.32%) C#
12 59 (25.32%) OO
13 56 (24.03%) TDD
14 54 (23.18%) Python
15 50 (21.46%) Computer Science
16 46 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (18.03%) C
17 42 (18.03%) Algorithms
18 41 (17.60%) Windows
18 41 (17.60%) Mathematics
18 41 (17.60%) Ajax
19 40 (17.17%) Oracle
19 40 (17.17%) MVC
20 38 (16.31%) MS Excel
21 37 (15.88%) Spring
21 37 (15.88%) jQuery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (11.16%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.00%) Apache Solr
3 4 (1.72%) Apache
4 3 (1.29%) Node.js
5 2 (0.86%) JBoss
5 2 (0.86%) CMS
5 2 (0.86%) Drupal
5 2 (0.86%) Mule
5 2 (0.86%) WordPress
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 38 (16.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.86%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.15%) Broadband
2 11 (4.72%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.15%) LAN
3 5 (2.15%) Network Security
4 4 (1.72%) CTI
4 4 (1.72%) Internet
5 3 (1.29%) ATM
6 2 (0.86%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.43%) HTTP
7 1 (0.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (29.61%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.02%) MySQL
3 25 (10.73%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.15%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.29%) Big Data
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQLite
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.43%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 33 (14.16%) Jenkins
3 29 (12.45%) Eclipse
4 23 (9.87%) Subversion
5 19 (8.15%) Maven
5 19 (8.15%) JIRA
6 11 (4.72%) Visual Studio
7 9 (3.86%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.43%) JUnit
8 8 (3.43%) Grunt
9 6 (2.58%) NUnit
10 5 (2.15%) Bugzilla
10 5 (2.15%) Ant
10 5 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.15%) JSUnit
10 5 (2.15%) Moq
10 5 (2.15%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.72%) Gradle
11 4 (1.72%) Hudson
11 4 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (3.00%) Finance
2 5 (2.15%) Games
3 1 (0.43%) Retail
3 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.43%) Marketing
3 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.43%) Automotive
3 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.43%) Electronics
3 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 130 (55.79%) Developer
2 89 (38.20%) Software Engineer
3 46 (19.74%) Java Developer
4 41 (17.60%) Graduate
5 37 (15.88%) Senior Developer
6 32 (13.73%) Software Developer
7 25 (10.73%) Graduate Developer
8 24 (10.30%) Senior Software Engineer
8 24 (10.30%) PHP Developer
9 21 (9.01%) C# Developer
10 19 (8.15%) Graduate Java Developer
11 18 (7.73%) Senior C# Developer
12 15 (6.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 15 (6.44%) C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (3.86%) Lead Developer
14 7 (3.00%) Junior
14 7 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
15 6 (2.58%) Graduate Software Developer
15 6 (2.58%) Technical Leader
15 6 (2.58%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (40.77%) HTML
2 71 (30.47%) CSS
3 70 (30.04%) .NET
3 70 (30.04%) XML
4 41 (17.60%) Ajax
5 37 (15.88%) Spring
5 37 (15.88%) jQuery
6 36 (15.45%) ASP.NET
7 32 (13.73%) HTML5
8 30 (12.88%) AngularJS
9 29 (12.45%) JSON
10 27 (11.59%) CSS3
11 26 (11.16%) RESTful
12 25 (10.73%) SOAP
12 25 (10.73%) Web Services
13 24 (10.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (9.44%) LAMP
15 21 (9.01%) .NET Framework
16 19 (8.15%) Sass
16 19 (8.15%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.46%) Computer Science
2 42 (18.03%) Algorithms
3 41 (17.60%) Mathematics
4 35 (15.02%) Client/Server
5 14 (6.01%) Physics
6 13 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.72%) Statistics
8 6 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.58%) Kindle
9 5 (2.15%) Life Science
10 1 (0.43%) Robotics
10 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 91 (39.06%) Linux
2 70 (30.04%) UNIX
3 41 (17.60%) Windows
4 11 (4.72%) Solaris
5 8 (3.43%) Android
6 5 (2.15%) FreeBSD
7 4 (1.72%) Windows CE
8 3 (1.29%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (42.92%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.32%) OO
3 56 (24.03%) TDD
4 46 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (17.17%) MVC
6 37 (15.88%) Multithreading
7 28 (12.02%) BDD
8 23 (9.87%) SDLC
9 21 (9.01%) User Stories
10 20 (8.58%) Project Management
11 19 (8.15%) OOD
11 19 (8.15%) Test Automation
12 18 (7.73%) Domain-Driven Design
12 18 (7.73%) OO PHP
13 17 (7.30%) Scrum
14 15 (6.44%) Mentoring
15 14 (6.01%) Data Analysis
15 14 (6.01%) Web Development
16 13 (5.58%) E-Commerce
16 13 (5.58%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 106 (45.49%) JavaScript
2 82 (35.19%) Java
3 78 (33.48%) C++
4 61 (26.18%) PHP
5 60 (25.75%) SQL
6 59 (25.32%) C#
7 54 (23.18%) Python
8 42 (18.03%) C
9 27 (11.59%) PL/SQL
10 17 (7.30%) Ruby
11 16 (6.87%) Perl
12 6 (2.58%) Embedded C
13 5 (2.15%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.15%) PHP5
13 5 (2.15%) MATLAB
13 5 (2.15%) Go
14 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.43%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 71 (30.47%) Degree
2 19 (8.15%) PhD
3 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) ISEB
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.43%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.00%) QA
3 5 (2.15%) DICOM
4 2 (0.86%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 3 (1.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.15%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.43%) StatsD
2 1 (0.43%) logstash
Vendors
1 40 (17.17%) Oracle
2 12 (5.15%) Zend
3 8 (3.43%) Google
4 7 (3.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.43%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.43%) SAP
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